NESTcc Announces First Round of Real-World Evidence Test-Cases

Today, NESTcc announced its first Real-World Evidence Test-Cases.  Initially submitted through a public call for concepts in January 2018, these Test-Cases will answer questions of importance to the medical device ecosystem through collaborations between NESTcc Network Collaborators and participating industry partners.  The eight projects include both 510(k) and premarket approval regulatory pathways, and address devices […]


Announcing Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD and Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS as NESTcc Governing Committee Chair and Vice Chair

NESTcc is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD (Johnson & Johnson, AdvaMed Representative) as Chair of the NESTcc Governing Committee with Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS (Duke University School of Medicine) serving as Vice Chair.  The official confirmation of these positions, each serving a non-renewable two-year term, follows a formal nomination and […]


Join NESTcc at the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) 5th Annual Public Forum

MDIC’s 5th Annual Public Forum will feature two panels focusing on the National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) on September 5, 2018.  NESTcc Executive Director Rachael L. Fleurence, PhD, will moderate a General Session focused on advances in developing the Coordinating Center over the last year with key insights from Governing Committee […]


NESTcc Announces Call for Concepts for Second Round of Test-Cases and Opportunity to Submit Targeted Concepts for Patient-Generated Health Data

The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) is soliciting input from medical device manufacturers on the development and testing of its Data Network through two new funding opportunities: a call for its second round of test-case concepts and an opportunity to submit targeted concepts that leverage patient-generated health data. Test-cases are being […]


MDIC CEO Pamela Goldberg Discusses NESTcc in Interview

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium’s (MDIC’s) newly appointed President and CEO Pamela Goldberg sat down with Medtech Insight in May, describing the importance of Real-World Evidence (RWE) and what it means for medical device stakeholders. Ms. Goldberg pointed specifically to NESTcc’s test-case initiative, the first round of which are expected to launch in the coming […]